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Houston Rap: Revised 2nd Edition

Sinecure Books — November 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Houston Rap: Revised 2nd Edition

The book that “defines Houston hip-hop” – Bun B

Revised 2nd Edition, and Deluxe Bundle (Book + Album + Cassette + Print + Bag)

IN THE SHOP: HOUSTON RAP (DELUXE BUNDLE) (more…)

Karriem Riggins & Madlib – Jahari Massamba Unit merch

Karriem Riggins, Madlib — November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Karriem Riggins & Madlib – Jahari Massamba Unit merch

New merch with designs based on Pardon My French by Madlib & Karriem Riggins’ Jahari Massamba Unit.

In the series: Pull-Over Hoodie | Zipper Hoodie | Shirt (Blue/Black) | Shirt (Red/Sand) | LP Cover Shirt (more…)

Jahari Massamba Unit – Karriem Riggins & Madlib – Pardon My French

Karriem Riggins, Madlib — October 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Jahari Massamba Unit – Karriem Riggins & Madlib – Pardon My French

Drums: Karriem Riggins. Instruments: Madlib.

We would have called it Spiritual Jazz but Phil Ranelin told us to call it Black Classical Music.

VINYL: JAHARI MASSAMBA UNIT – PARDON MY FRENCH (more…)

Mark Fry – Dreaming With Alice (1971) – Now Again Reserve

Now-Again — | Comments Off on Mark Fry – Dreaming With Alice (1971) – Now Again Reserve

Mark Fry etching on Side D of Dreaming With Alice

The definitive reissue of one of rock’s rarest and most sought-after albums – “acid-folk” – equal parts pastoral folk and contemplative psychedelic. This is the latest release in Now-Again’s vinyl subscription, Now-Again Reserve.

SUBSCRIBE HERE: NOW-AGAIN RESERVE, A DELUXE VINYL SUBSCRIPTION (more…)

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata ’64 / Piñata ’74 – Record Store Day

Freddie Gibbs, Madlib — October 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata ’64 / Piñata ’74 – Record Store Day

October 2020 update: The long-delayed Piñata ’74 aka Piñata (Blaxploitation Version) will be in participating record stores October 24 – a Record Store Day Drops release

Its companion piece Piñata ’64 is SOLD OUT (more…)